Do you dare to explore the most haunted spots in Edinburgh?

6 of the most haunted places in Edinburgh, just in time for Halloween

It’s the month of Halloween, making it the perfect time to visit one of these spooky locations.

Monday, 4th October 2021, 2:19 pm

Edinburgh is known for its often-grisly history, landing it in fifth place on CN Traveller’s list of most haunted cities, just behind London.

Serial killers have stalked the capital’s streets in years gone by, ghosts are rumoured to lurk in the halls of Edinburgh castle, and the hidden streets below Old Town are thought to be populated only by phantoms from the past nowadays.

With Halloween fast approaching, you might be looking for a spooky thrill in the scariest month of the year.

We’ve gathered together some of the spookiest ghost stories from locations all over Edinburgh according to Forever Edinburgh, a travel site run by Edinburgh City Council, and Time Out.

Here are six of the most haunted spots in Edinburgh that you can visit

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